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WBAL news director leaving to run North Carolina station (access required)

Michelle Butt, news director at WBAL-TV and WBAL Radio, is leaving Baltimore to become president and general manager of another Hearst Television station, WXII in North Carolina, Hearst announced Monday. Butt became WBAL-TV’s news director in 2003 and added radio ...

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Hearst TV, Dish Network reach accord (access required)

Hearst Television Inc., the parent company of WBAL-TV 11 in Baltimore, said Wednesday it had reached a retransmission consent agreement with Dish Network covering carriage of Dish signals to Hearst Television stations in its 25 markets.

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WBAL’s Ron Smith to be honored for journalism

WBAL’s Ron Smith is being posthumously inducted into the Maryland DC Delaware Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame. Smith, the longtime radio station host best known as the “Voice of Reason,” died in 2011 of pancreatic cancer. He’ll be honored April ...

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Pro-casino radio campaign continues (access required)

As General Assembly leadership inches toward what may be (finally) a final resolution to this year’s seemingly never-ending gambling expansion debate, the pro-gambling interest groups fighting the war through advertising debuted a new radio spot Wednesday morning. “There’s no more ...

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Top 5: ‘We serve at the pleasure of the commission’ (access required)

WBAL’s Mark Miller announced this week that he would be retiring after 32 years and the traffic plans surrounding Baltimore’s Grand Prix race are starting to take shape in the final months before it comes to town. Those stories and ...

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